As the weekend rolls in, the end of the week is marked by plenty of new hip-hop releases. A Louisiana rhymer continues his quest to drop as many projects as possible in 2022, one of the most famous rappers of all time joins a renowned DJ for a new mixtape, another spitter representing Baton Rouge, La , releases a new album and more.
Just two weeks after handing in his last project, 3800 degreesout of nowhere, YoungBoy Never Broke Again comes through once again to his rabid fanbase with the release of his new mixtape, Mom, I have a family. On Monday (Oct. 17), YB shared both Instagram and a community post on his YouTube channel to let his loyal followers know that he will continue his musical onslaught in 2022 in the form of his latest offering.
Immediately following his lengthy 30-track LP, The Last Slimewhich fell in August and the above 3800 degrees, Mom, I have a family marks NBA Youngboy’s sixth project this year. The aptly titled tape is accompanied by cover artwork showing the Baton Rouge, La. rapper with his fiancée Jazlyn Mychelle, their 1-year-old daughter and their newborn son, who were born just last month posing a family portrait. Hosted by DJ Drama, Gangsta Grillz features 19 songs, including guest appearances from Nicki Minaj and Yeat.
Shortly after announcing the mixtape’s release date earlier this week, YoungBoy Never Broke Again returned to YouTube with another community post, this time implying that he plans to drop a total of 10 projects this year when all is said and done. At its current speed, the Make No Sense Spitter will have no problem completing its target.
Snoop Dogg celebrates another trip around the sun with the release of i still have itthe latest offering in a long line of Gangsta Grillz Mixtapes hosted by DJ Drama. The new tape, which was released at midnight sharp on Snoop’s 51st birthday, was previously announced on September 26 when DJ Drama shared a screenshot of a video call with the legendary Long Beach, California rapper ahead of the new collaboration.
With a short intro where Snoop presses Drama’s phone to tell him it’s time for “one more”. gangsta grillz,“The 13-track project has Death Row Records’ new boss digging deep in his MC bag and proves it I still have it’s nondescript title certainly rings true. Guest appearances on the DJ Drama-backed mixtape include verses from Juicy J, longtime Snoop Dogg collaborators Kurupt and Daz Dillinger, and Dave East, who appears on two tracks, “I’ll Holla Back” and “My City.”
Both Snoop Dogg and DJ Drama have been exceptionally active in the rap game this year. Aside from a legendary halftime performance at Super Bowl LVI, Snoop released his 19th studio album. bacc on death row, in February and recently announced that he is hard at work on an upcoming album titled Dr. Dre works missionary. As for the drama i still have it follows a series of drops throughout 2022, including Dreamville’s D-Day: A Gangsta Grillz Mixtape and Results take timealongside Californian rapper Symba.
Fredo Bang returns with his second project of the year, UNLV. The new album from The Baton Rouge, La. Spitter follows the release of Two face bang 2which was released in April as a sequel to the mixtape that put Fredo on the map, 2 face bang. The new 17-track LP is led by two previously released singles, the DJ Chose-produced “Bee Crazy” and “Free Thug,” an ode to currently incarcerated Atlanta rapper Young Thug.
Fredo Bang revealed UNLV‘s tracklist earlier this week, which highlights guest features from Tee Grizzley and G Herbo, as well as the late rappers Soulja Slim and JayDaYoungan. To promote his second studio album, Fredo Bang released an official teaser trailer for UNLVan image that happily travels the country with the “Fearless” spitter and his crew.
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